Wandering Around the Caucasus 2012- Day 4 Yerevan

Wandering Around the Caucasus 2012- Day 4 Yerevan

Yerevan Opera House. We had a late breakfast and we took our time as we we had a full day to cover Yerevan town or part of it. We walked past the Republic Square and headed towards the Northern Avenue which connects the Republic Square district and the Opera House district. It is only a pedestrian mall that is full with high...
Wandering Around the Caucasus 2012- Day 3 Yerevan (Armenia)

Wandering Around the Caucasus 2012- Day 3 Yerevan (Armenia)

  Southern Armenian country side landscape. I was the first in line applying for the Armenian visa, the officer scanned my passport asked me my surname which I explained that I had none, purpose and duration of visit etc etc etc. Questions asked and answered… no problems here. I paid the Visa fee which was 3000...

Wandering Around the Caucasus 2012- Day 1 Tehran (Iran)

My parents dropped me off at the LCCT KLIA at 1 pm and I  met up with Dato’ Wan Zali one of my travel buddies for this trip, who arrived at 9am from Kota Baru. The other is Hassan who was still on his way from Melaka on a bus. Our flight was scheduled to depart at 5 pm. These two travel buddies are from my Alma Mater,...
Melaka 2012 – Pantai Puteri Tanjung Kling

Melaka 2012 – Pantai Puteri Tanjung Kling

Kg. Pengkalan Perigi Fish stall I was in Melaka for a day to visit  the Melaka MATTA fair which was held at the Melaka International Convention Centre in Air Keroh as I wanted to purchase airline tickets for my family trip to New Zealand at the end of this year but alas I found out that companies participating at the Melaka...
Putrajaya 2012  – Lake Cruise

Putrajaya 2012 – Lake Cruise

 Masjid (Mosque) Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin @ Putrajaya Putrajaya is the administrative capital of Malaysia and it is located about 40 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur. I was invited by my Intake 37 Short Service Commission squad mates for Iftar (Breaking of Fast) at the Putrajaya Cruise Terminal. After Iftar and Maghrib prayers...
Kuala Terengganu 2012 – Pasar Besar Payang (Payang Market)

Kuala Terengganu 2012 – Pasar Besar Payang (Payang Market)

Goldsmiths @ Pasar Payang Pasar Besar Payang (Payang Market) sits by the banks of Sungai Terengganu. It is a 2 storey building where the ground floor consists of the wet and dry markets and even jewellery shops. The top floor has a food court and also has shops that sells Songket and Batiks materials ….some stores do accept...
Kuala Terenggau 2012 – Kampung China (Chinese Village)

Kuala Terenggau 2012 – Kampung China (Chinese Village)

 Shops along Jalan Kampung China  Kampung China is located at the old quarter of Kuala Terengganu town and it is just beside the banks of the Terengganu River. The main street, Jalan Kampung China, is full of old design chinese shop houses where one could find the shops of joss sticks, tailors, typical coffee shops and...
Kuala Terengganu 2012

Kuala Terengganu 2012

 Penarik Beach, Terengganu I took the coastal road from Kuala Besut to Kuala Terengganu passing villages that are rarely in the news that we read daily  i.e Kampung Benting Lintang, Kampung Rhu Sepuluh, Kampung Telaga Putat etc etc. It just came to my mind how do these people spend their daily lives here without...
Kampung Kuala Besut 2012

Kampung Kuala Besut 2012

  Kuala Besut Jetty  There is a myth that the Besut district changed ‘ownership’ from the state of Kelantan to Terengganu over a cock fight. Whether it’s a myth or it is true, do ask the locals and they will give a version of the story. Kuala Besut is a small town in the district of Besut and its the...
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